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Evans Kiplagat

Class

Fr.

Hometown

Eldoret, Kenya

Previous School

Friends Bwake Boys HS

Evans Kiplagat TFRRS Results
Evans Kiplagat World Athletics Profile

Awards
USTFCCCA Second Team All-American – Indoor Track & Field – 5,000m – 2024
USTFCCCA All-American – Cross Country – 2023
NCAA West Region Qualifier – 5,000 Meters – Outdoor Track & Field – 2024
NCAA West Region Qualifier – 10,000 Meters – Outdoor Track & Field – 2024
USTFCCCA All-Mountain Region – Cross Country – 2023
Mountain West All-Conference – 3,000 Meters – Indoor Track & Field – 2024 
Mountain West All-Conference – 5,000 Meters – Indoor Track & Field – 2024 
Mountain West All-Conference – First Team – Cross Country – 2023
Mountain West Freshman of the Year – Cross Country – 2023
Mountain West Championships Runner-Up – Cross Country – 2023

2023-24

Indoor Track & Field (Freshman): Ran the second-fastest indoor 5,000m in program history with a 13:30.56 finish at the Sharon Danville-Colyear Season Opener on Dec. 2, one of two Lobos to finish under the prior school record on that day along with Habtom Samuel …

Cross Country (Freshman): MW Freshman of the Year … All-Mountain Region … All-American … Opened up the season with a fifth-place finish at the Roy Griak Invitational … Placed 18th at Nuttycombe Invitational … Finished as MW Runner-Up and was named MW Freshman of the Year as the Lobos won their first Men’s conference championship since 2014 … Finished fourth at Mountain Regionals as Lobo men finished third to punch their ticket to NCAA National Championships … Placed 33rd at NCAA Championship race (29:41.8) to earn All-American honors as the Lobo men finished 18th.

Friends Bwake Boys HS

Ran personal bests in both 3000m (8:09.07) and 5000m (13:43.89) at Kipchoge Stadium in Eldoret, Kenya summer of 2023.